That's right. This thread is about the tactice of suicide being used as a political/military/resistance tactic and the history thereof. The first known report that I could find was the case of a Mr. Rudolf Christoph Freiherr von Gersdorff, a German and whom was also Prostestant and those whom opposed the Third Reich. He was a German officer of the Generalmajor rank. He was the would be suicide bomber in a German military conspiracy to assassinate Hitler. Here is his picture: Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image! Now, the purpose of this thread as stated is to discuss the use of suicide to eliminate a military or political target. Obviously, the modern implications of the above case are clear and I am not being vague in that I am directly referencing the cases of 'Islamic' suicide bombing. One could also include the Japanese kamikazi and kaiten and the LTTE ("Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam"). Discuss.